Civil Society / NGOs

AIIB Loans to Cambodian Microlenders Risk Worsening a Human Rights Crisis

On 17th November 2022, LICADHA issued a joint statement on AIIB loans to Cambodian microlenders risk worsening a human rights crisis.We, the undersigned civil society organisations in Southeast Asia and Europe, decry the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) approval of US$175 million in financing to ...

LICADHO

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Joint Statement: End impunity for crimes against journalists in Cambodia

On 02 November 2022, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) and 31 other civil society members released a Joint Statement on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists to call on Cambodian authorities to prosecute crimes committed against journalists and to stop committing ...

Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA)

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Joint statement of CSOs on the occasion of the 37th World Habitat Day

On the occasion of the 37th World Habitat Day, October 3, 2022, civil society groups expressed concern and requested the Royal Government of Cambodia to push for an appropriate solution to end the long-running land dispute between OCIC and landowners in the development area of ...

LICADHO

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Joint press release German government-funded study confirms grave problems in Cambodia’s microfinance sector

On 14 September 2022, the Cambodia League For the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) released a joint press on a study commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) provides further evidence of widespread over-indebtedness in Cambodia, resulting in an ...

Cambodia League For the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Joint statement of the indigenous peoples in Cambodia on input in the draft amendments Law on Protected Area and Law on Forestry

On 08 September 2022, Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA) issued a joint statement of the indigenous peoples in Cambodia on input in the draft amendments Law on Protected Area and Law on Forestry. On 15-16 August 2022, indigenous peoples held a consultative workshop to collect input ...

Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance

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Press conference on amending the Protected Area Law and Forest Law affecting indigenous communities

On 07 September 2022, Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA) issued a notice on press conference on amending the Protected Area Law and Forest Law affecting indigenous communities.Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA) will hold a press conference on the results of the amendment of the protected ...

Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance

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Joint statement on deplorable use of violence and detention of journalists and activists at Phnom Tamao

On 19 August 2022, forty organizations undersigned press freedom, human rights, and civil society groups released a joint statement to condemn the recent violence, arbitrary detention, and intimidation of five journalists and four activists by officers from the prime minister’s bodyguard unit (BHQ) in Phnom ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Joint Statement of the Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance on the Occasion of the 28th World Indigenous Peoples' Day and 18th in Cambodia

On August 9, 2022, the Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA) issued a joint statement on the Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge to Celebrate the 28th World Indigenous Peoples’ Day and 18th in Cambodia. This statement highlights the attention ...

Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA)

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Celebration of the International Day of the World Indigenous Peoples and the Launch of the Report on Gender-Based Violence Against Indigenous Women in three Provinces of Cambodia

On 05 August 2022, the Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance issued an announcement on celebration of the International Day of the World Indigenous Peoples and the launch of the report on gender-based violence against indigenous women in three provinces of Cambodia.The Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance organized ...

Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance

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Joint statement on the 10th amendment to the constitution

On 27 July 2022, 104 CSOs issued a joint statement on the 10th amendment to the constitution.NGOs, unions, unions federations, associations, and communities listed express their deepest concern about the 10th amendment proposed by the Royal Government. They believe that amendments in this circumstance could ...

Civil Society Organizations

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Statement on key positions and inputs of the budget working group of national and international civil society organizations on the development of Macroeconomic Policy Framework and Public Financial Policy for the preparation of Draft Laws on Finance for Management 2023

On 26 July 2022, the Budget Working Group of 20 national and international civil society organizations issued a statement on key positions and inputs of the budget working group of national and international civil society organizations on the development of Macroeconomic Policy Framework and Public ...

Budget Working Group of National and International Civil Society Organizations

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CHRAC and ADHOC to organize national workshop to build a common understanding and uphold the right to association in Cambodia

On 20 July 2022, Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee issued an immediate release on CHRAC and ADHOC to organize national workshop to build a common understanding and uphold the right to association in Cambodia.A National Workshop on the Right to Association and Law on Associations ...

Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee

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Training Workshop on the Fundamental QGIS

On 01 August 2022, the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) issued an announcement on the Training Workshop on the Fundamental QGIS.Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is delighted to announce the training workshop on the Fundamental QGIS that held on 1st-2nd August 2022. This training workshop aims to ...

Open Development Cambodia

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Seminar on the outcomes of the ministerial forum for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

On 27 April 2022, Asian Vision Institute has posted an announcement on the seminar on the outcomes of the ministerial forum for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific on their official Facebook site. The announcement stated that the seminar will focus on two discussion topics namely Security and ...

Asian Vision Institute

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One week campaign to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day 2022 under the theme, "Journalism Under Digital Siege"

On 26 April 2022, ActionAid issued a press release on one week campaign to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day 2022 under the theme, “Journalism Under Digital Siege”.The World Press Freedom Working Group, formed by 26 institutions including NGOs, journalists’ associations, and CSOs, have jointly ...

ActionAid

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Severe violations of the labour rights and basic freedoms of the trade union at NagaWorld Limited

On 01 December 2021, Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) issued a joint statement on severe violations of the labour rights and basic freedoms of the trade union at NagaWorld Limited. Trade union confederations, federations, associations and civil society organisations ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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ANZ launches human rights grievance mechanism in a first for the global banking sector

On 03 November 2021, the Equitable Cambodia issued a press release on ANZ launches human rights grievance mechanism in a first for the global banking sector.Australia’s ANZ Bank launched a Grievance Mechanism Framework to evaluate and respond to human rights related complaints associated with its ...

Equitable Cambodia

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ANZ payment to displaced Cambodian families brings landmark human rights case to a close

On 03 November 2021, the Equitable Cambodia issued a press release on ANZ payment to displaced Cambodian families brings landmark human rights case to a close.Cambodian families who were forcibly displaced by Phnom Penh Sugar Company have received a promised payment from Australia’s ANZ bank, ...

Equitable Cambodia

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USAID Cambodia green future activity

On 15 September 2021, USAID issued a press release on USAID Cambodia green future activity.A new USAID-funded youth environmental, social and behavior change communication (SBCC) campaign to reduce the demand for luxury wood furniture was launched today. ...

USAID

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Redress Cambodia's human rights situation before establishing an NHRI

On 24 August 2021, Cambodian Center for Independent Media issued a joint statement on redressing Cambodia’s human rights situation before establishing an NHRI. In light of the ever-worsening human rights situation in Cambodia, the undersigned civil society organizations, trade unions, associations and communities, are deeply ...

Cambodian Center for Independent Media

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